Engineer Builds Incredible Touchscreen Mirror? [Video]

Engineer Builds Incredible Touchscreen Mirror? [Video]

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Ryan Nelwan, an engineer at Swipe Labs, has posted a video of an incredible touchscreen mirror which he claims to have built.

The mirror displays the time, date, weather, travel times, and more. You can play music, watch videos, use multi-touch to control volume, and even scale app windows. Nelwan says he's built apps for Messages, Photos, AirDrop, Dropbox, Reddit, and Nest.

If I sound nervous in this video it's because I really am. This is a real working mirror running a software that I built. I purposely recorded this video in one take to demonstrate it's capabilities.

I'll continuously be updating the mirror and if you would like to stay up to date with this project, you can always follow me on Twitter: For all other questions, you can always email me at:


In the video below you can watch some features of the mirror being demonstrated including music playback, video playback, temperature control, and summoning of an Uber.

We can't confirm the authenticity of this project; however, there have been several well documented mirror projects in the past. Nelwan claims he will posted further information on Medium in the near future.

Take a look at the video and let us know what you think in the comments...

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Justin pham - April 30, 2016 at 11:58am
Hmm.... Wake up, look at the mirror and turn on video and watch it while i brush my teeth...hehe ..that be nice
Mac - April 30, 2016 at 11:17am
What the developer did, that he linked a touch screen to a mirror !!! Is it innovation I don't think so. The concept of glass technology is far different from adding a mirror to the touch screen. This can be done by any cheap chines supplier and in a better way, I guess it is already available in Japan, S Korea and Hong Kong.
Kirk P. Miller - April 30, 2016 at 9:31am
Would love to help you find a commercial partner. be happy to help get you started and invest too. Well done!
Ryan Nelwan - April 30, 2016 at 11:07am
Hi Kirk! That's awesome! This comment section is exactly how I expected to be contacted, you've passed the first test. To pass the second test, please leave $1,000 in a brown paper bag outside your door. I look forward to partnering with you, and perhaps also to exploring the possibilities of a long-term romantic relationship. XO
JSON - April 30, 2016 at 4:43am
Oh mein gott. Take my money! Seriously, get a kickstarter campaign (or indiegogo) to gauge interest, make sales, then DragonsDen to invest, or sell to Corning. Portable version for travellers would be a god sent.
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